Black Sea Container Summit 2011 is close next weeks
On September 15-16, 2011, the 5th International Black Sea Container Summit will be held in Odessa, Ukraine. Wednesday, 07.Sep.2011, 00:53 (GMT+3)
On September 15-16, 2011, the 5th International Black Sea Container Summit will be held in Odessa, Ukraine.
Organizers are PORTS OF UKRAINE Publishing House and the Centre for Information and Analytics BLACKSEATRANS.
The summit is considered to be the review of container capacities in the Black Sea region in the conditions of container traffic recovery after world economic crisis.
The Black Sea Container summit is going to provide opportunities for fruitful communication of heads and top managers of transport companies, cargo owners, carriers, terminal operators, line agents, forwarders, representatives of state authorities, all people related to the container carriages market. Special topics to be discussed during the summit:
Impact of world tendencies in the development of container business in the Eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea carriages market
Review of container markets in Ukraine, Russia, Georgia, Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey
Rating of Black Sea container terminals
Container cargo flows of the Black Sea: trends and prospects
Shipping lines: competition and partnership
Impact of customs policy on container carriages in the region
Evolvement of regional logistic centers
New methods of container handling and IT-technologies
Among the speakers there will be the analytics from the world famous consulting companies, representatives of all Black Sea countries.
During the summit the presentation of a new Ilyichevsk fishery seaportâ€™s container terminal is going to take place. Its annual throughput capacity totals 500,000 TEUs.
The previous fourth summit gathered around 140 delegates, among which there were representatives of the world largest container lines, global terminal operators, heads and top managers of seaports, stevedore companies, manufacturers of handling equipment, transport and forwarding companies from 15 countries (Ukraine, Russia, Georgia, Romania, Germany, the Netherlands, Estonia, UK, Finland, Turkey, Bulgaria, Belorussia, Lithuania, Austria and Italy).
Particular reasons to attend the summit:
Before the downturn, the Black Sea container market increased at the world record rates â€“ up to 40 percent year-by-year. Now it is recovering gradually. Ukraine extensively develop the infrastructure of container carriages and stevedore activities in the seaports. A new market is emerging. There is a place also for you there.
Besides, Odessa is especially beautiful in the season when the summit is held!
6-a, Primorskaya St. (passenger terminal of Odessa seaport)